Nagasaki says Credit Suisse is mulling not to affect IR plans

Credit Suisse Group AG, which Nagasaki Governor Gengo Oishi described as one of several potential “financial arrangers” for a proposed casino resort project within the prefecture (pictured) last year, described in a media report on […]

Osaka casino development plan approved: govt

Japan’s government has approved the so-called Integrated Resort (IR) District Development Plan of Osaka in relation to a tourism complex with casino. That was after a meeting on Friday, of the Headquarters for the Promotion […]

Yokohama officially ends casino RFP submission phase

The city of Yokohama, Japan, on Friday completed the filing of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for commercial partners to obtain a casino complex or integrated resort (IR), as is known in Japan. The city […]

Japan’s IR law, casino rules, effective July 19

Japan’s integrated resort (IR) enforcement law is a key bill for licensing the casino industry and is set to take effect on July 19, the cabinet said on Tuesday. Based on information collected by GGRAsia’s […]

MGM Kotai Opens New Suites In August: Hornbuckle

Macau casino resort MGM Kotai (pictured) will open a new luxury suite “later this month” aimed at premium bulk gambling customers, said Bill Hornbuckle, president of MGM Resorts International, the property’s parent company. Mr. Hornbuckle […]